Feb. 12th, 2024 — Harrisonburg, Va. — A new state contract brought forth by James Madison University provides vehicle fleets in Virginia with new pricing on propane autogas vehicle conversion equipment, in addition to access to renewable propane autogas. Blossman Gas is the equipment and fueling partner on the contract, available to all fleets.

Owners of Berico Will and Tom Berry are pictured.
(Left to right) Will Berry and Thomas Berry

Starting in February, 2024, Berico will be celebrating its 100-year anniversary in the North Carolina triad community.

Ocean Springs, Miss. — Jan. 25, 2023 — BioLPG LLC, based in Washington, D.C., and rLPG North America, based in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, have announced their partnership to support and collaborate in further development of the renewables-sourced, green bioLPG-producing, Cool LPG process invented by GTI Energy.

rLPG North America joins European LPG sector leaders Green LG Energy S.r.l. and Friedrich Scharr KG as funders of Cool LPG technology research. The parties intend to engage in bioLPG production at scale.


Daigle Oil Company has acquired the propane assets of Mapleton Oil Company Inc., a full-service fuel business in Mapleton, Maine. Cetane Associates served as the financial advisor to Mapleton Oil Company, facilitating the sale and providing guidance throughout the process.

Cargas, a software provider for fuel delivery and HVAC service companies, is pleased to announce the launch of a custom integration between Cargas Energy and HubSpot. This one-way integration allows energy companies to send data from Cargas Energy — Cargas’ proprietary fuel delivery software — to HubSpot CRM, one of the top customer relationship management (CRM) products in the world.

San Ramon, Calif. (Jan. 24, 2024) — After 33 years of service, Mark Ross, president of Chevron Shipping Company, has elected to retire effective May 1, 2024. Barbara Pickering, currently vice president of operations for Chevron Shipping Company, will succeed Ross as president.

Ferrellgas Partners L.P. has acquired Eastern Sierra Propane in a sale advised by Matrix Capital Markets Group. The California-based propane retailer Eastern Sierra was found in 1993 by Tom Sigler and Rudy Forster.
Control Devices LLC, a designer and manufacturer of flow control products, has acquired Gilmore. Around 100 employees will join the Control Devices team as part of the acquisition.
The Clean School Bus Rebates program deadline has been extended. The program offers rebates for school districts opting to use cleaner school buses, including fleets that run on propane. Applications are now due Feb. 14.

Will Rohrig, president of Foster FuelsBrookneal, Va. (Jan. 23, 2024) — Foster Fuels, a century-old family-owned company, headquartered in Brookneal, Virginia, announced the appointment of Will Rohrig as its president.

NPGA President and CEO Steve Kaminski has been nominated to the Board of Advisors of the Council of Manufacturing Associations. The council includes over 260 national associations with representation of a wide range of manufacturing sectors.

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (Jan. 18, 2024) — After just over a year on the One-Tank team for InSite Platform Partners, Business Development Manager Danny Leverette has been promoted. Leverette will now serve as the director of business development for One-Tank.

Danny Leverette was hired to serve as the business development manager for One-Tank in December 2022. In the last year he has worked on forming strategic partnerships, sales, and helping the brand grow.

During the latest mid-month period, prices at Mont Belvieu, Texas, increased in mid-winter. The posted prices increased 19 cents/gal, from December mid-month to January mid-month, and the spot prices increased 22 cents. Conway, Kansas, postings increased 19.03 cents/gal, and spots increased 18 cents over the month.

VANCOUVER , British Columbia , Jan. 16, 2024 — Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (Westport), a provider of advanced alternative fuel systems and components for the global transportation industry, today announced the appointment of Dan Sceli as CEO of the Westport and member of the Westport board of directors. Sceli will join Westport as its new CEO effective immediately, succeeding Tony Guglielmin who has supported Westport's management team as interim CEO during this transition period.